With over 30 years of hands-on industry experience, video and digital media production is a lifelong passion. Merging creative and technology to create award-winning content is my natural talent.


5/15 – 5/16

Production Director

Staff Position — Trust Marketing Solutions, Inc. Details
5/15 – 5/16

Perform duties as videographer, cinematographer, sound engineer, and lighting technician. Participate in video production best practices specific to cinematography, editing, graphics and animation. Acquisition and creation of production graphics, logos and animation. Assist in directing and coaching talent. Perform non-linear editing of audio and video, transcoding digital files, and DVD creation.

4/12 – 5/15

Production Manager

Staff Position — Minnesota Department of Revenue Details
4/12 – 5/15

Manage all internal and public productions from concept to distribution including, development, research, scripting, shooting, lighting, sound, directing talent and narration, graphics, editing, closed captions, publication, distribution, promotion, digital storage and archives. Responsible for video studio build-up, operation and maintenance, equipment and software purchases. Productions include instruction/training, educational, promotions, public service announcements and live productions for internal and public distribution. Also manage the department’s YouTube and Vimeo channels, providing extensive analytics reporting and improving viewership over 400 percent within a year and provide an annual production ROI exceeding $500,000 per year.

6/09 – 6/12

Producer/Shooter (Freelance)

Staff Position — Digital Planet Productions Details
6/09 – 6/12

Responsible for the operation, management & promotion of a sole proprietor video production business. Providing broadcast quality productions of all types with client contracts ranging from 1k-50k. Recent productions include; three-hour informational program DVD for retail distribution, promotional fundraising video for a local non-profit & providing Final Cut Pro instruction. Experience includes; sales, marketing, consulting, producing, scripting, crew hiring & management, camera operation, lighting, sound, graphics, editing, format conversion, internet video creating, complete DVD production, duplication, packaging & distribution.

12/94 – 5/11

News Photographer (Final Cut Pro Editor )

Staff Position — WCCO-TV Details
12/94 – 5/11

Shoot & edit a variety of local & national news events, interviews & stories for all newscasts & the website. Working closely as a team with management, producers, assignment editors, reporters, graphics, promotions, editors & photographers under strict deadlines. Unit assignments include; I-Team investigations, Special Projects & Documentaries & the State Capitol Bureau all requiring managing details of multiple on-going productions. Provide peer training & ongoing instruction for Final Cut Pro. Experience with DSNG/SNG/ENG editing & live shots, studio production, lighting, sound, graphics, music production, online & offline editing & aerial videography. Equipment includes; Sony EX3, DVCPro, BetaSP, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer & Xpress Pro, Media 100 & tape to tape editing. Shooting & editing features & providing source video for CBS Up To The Minute & CBS This Morning, The CBS Evening News, CBS NewsPath, CNN, Headline News and Oprah.

9/93 – 12/94

Supervising Technical Director

Staff Position — Cargill Communications, Inc. / REV105 / KLBB-AM Details
9/93 – 12/94

Assist & manage the details of acquiring & starting a 5 station radio broadcast group. Duties include design & installation of radio broadcast & 24 track recording studios. Additional duties included technical infrastructure design, planning, proposals, budgets, & purchases. Manage corporate public relations, advertising planning & placement, new business development, general research, FCC regulation and planning. Responsible for various office & administrative tasks, database planning & management, inventory auditing and system administration of the corporate phone, voicemail & computer network.

11/91 – 9/93

Operations Manager

Staff Position — Media Relations, Inc. Details
11/91 – 9/93

Produce radio infomercials, talk shows & training videos; provide complete production, distribution, media buying & placement services. Additional responsibilities include; manage & support a 25 node UNIX network, multiple Windows systems & various office equipment, provide placement and promotion of noteworthy clients on local, national and syndicated radio and television talk shows & news programs.

3/92 – 9/92

Executive Producer (EP) Visions of Sound (Season 1)

Syndication — TV — Digital Planet Productions Details
3/92 – 9/92

Responsible for the concept, development, broadcast negotiations, promotion, producing, directing, shooting, and ad sales for the 30-minute music video program, Visions of Sound. The independently produced show was broadcast on the Minneapolis/St. Paul NBC affiliate KARE 11, running for sixteen weeks at 1:05am, after Saturday Night Live, from May 1992 through August 1992. Visions of Sound earned an average Nielsen rating of 3.4, placing it first in the time slot.

6/87 – 11/91

Producer/Shooter (Instructor)

Staff Position — Quad Cities Community Television (QCTV) Details
6/87 – 11/91

Produce, write, shoot, edit & promote various government informational television programming for the cities of Anoka, Andover, Ramsey & Champlin. Supervise & direct creative production staff and volunteers for various high school sports & community entertainment productions. Manage & maintain station equipment & production studios. Conduct regularly scheduled educational classes teaching staff & community volunteers video production skills, including; online studio production, camera operation, lighting, sound, graphics & editing.


  • CWA
  • IBEW
  • NPPA
  • National Assoc. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET)
  • SPJ
  • MAGC


  • Hom Furniture Commercial Spot

  • Snap Fitness Forest Lake


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Class of '13

The Art of Visual Storytelling Workshop with SNL DP Alex Buono

Workshop Certification
Class of '98

NPPA Television News Workshop

Workshop Certification
Class of '89

Minneapolis Community College

Participant in the Film/Video Production AA Degree Program
Class of '87

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Participant in the Theater Arts AA Degree Program


  • Producer
  • MS Office
  • Cinematographer
  • Production Budgeting
  • executive producer
  • Transcoding
  • Studio Production
  • Still Photographer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Final Cut Pro X Editor
  • Sound Engineer
  • AVID Pro Tools
  • Final Cut Pro 7 Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Production Designer
  • HD Camera Operator
  • DVD production
  • Research/Development
  • Analytical thinker
  • Studio design
  • ENG/EFP Production
  • Lighting Designer
  • Adobe CC 2015
  • YouTube Management
  • DSLR Production
  • strong work-ethic
  • 1080/2k/4k Production
  • After Effects Motion Animator
  • Analytics Research
  • Best Practices Creation
  • Broadcast Television Production
  • Copyright/Licensing/Releases
  • Digital Archiving/DAM/DRM
  • Emerging Technology Expert
  • Genius Visual IQ
  • Hiring/Managing Crews
  • Media 100 Editor
  • Media Coaching/Training
  • Metrics-Driven Production
  • Photojojurnalist
  • Production Proposals/RFP
  • Production Training/Mentoring
  • RTMP Livestreaming
  • Talent Directing/Training
  • Third-Party Stock Footage/Music/Graphics Licensing
  • Video Production Startup
  • Video Web Marketing
  • Workflow Streamlining